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Table 1 Change in mean patient co-payments by funding model and age 2001/02-2004/05

From: Reforming primary health care: is New Zealand's primary health care strategy achieving its early goals?

Type Age 2001/02 2002/03 2003/04 2004/05 Change 2001/02-2002/03 Change 2002/03-2003/04 Change 2003/04-2004/05 Change Whole Period 2001/02-2004/05
Access 0–5 0.50 0.44 0.33 0.46 -0.06 (-12%) -0.11 (-25%) 0.13 (39%) -0.04 (-8%)
  6–17 9.27 10.10 8.34 7.41 0.83 (9%) -1.76 (-17%) -0.93 (-11%) -1.86 (-20%)
  18–24 19.47 19.49 15.02 15.00 0.02 (0%) -4.47 (-23%) -0.02 (0%) -4.47 (-23%)
  25–44 21.01 20.69 16.40 16.57 -0.32 (-2%) -4.29 (-21%) 0.17 (1%) -4.44 (-21%)
  45–64 21.56 21.43 17.13 16.99 -0.13 (-1%) -4.30 (-20%) -0.14 (-1%) -4.57 (-21%)
  65+ 17.82 18.66 16.25 14.59 0.84 (5%) -2.41 (-13%) -1.66 (-10%) -3.23 (-18%)
Interim 0–5 1.32 1.51 1.92 2.57 0.19 (15%) 0.41 (27%) 0.65 (34%) 1.25 (95%)
  6–17 15.01 16.07 17.02 17.07 1.06 (7%) 0.95 (6%) 0.05 (0%) 2.06 (14%)
  18–24 29.69 31.13 32.68 33.13 1.44 (5%) 1.55 (5%) 0.45 (1%) 3.44 (12%)
  25–44 30.77 32.43 34.04 35.66 1.66 (5%) 1.61 (5%) 1.62 (5%) 4.89 (16%)
  45–64 30.36 31.42 32.80 34.17 1.06 (3%) 1.38 (4%) 1.37 (4%) 3.81 (13%)
  65+ 23.61 24.85 26.12 21.18 1.24 (5%) 1.27 (5%) -4.94 (-19%) -2.43 (-10%)